11:10 a.m. Community Briefing Scheduled

A community briefing offering updates from governmental agencies will be held: 

When:  Tuesday, March 11, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m.

Where: Assumption Parish Community Center, 4910 Hwy 308, Napoleonville

 

 

10:25 a.m. Update

Texas Brine advised that the tagging of Cavern 3 (performed last Friday) was at 3,642′ which is 6′ from the cavern roof. As information becomes available, it will be shared here. 

4:40 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Wednesday, Feb. 19 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates continued low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

– Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells

– Preparing ORW 21 (north of Sauce Piquante, west of Crawfish Stew) to begin pump test

– Surveying settlement rods for ORW 21 and 38 (north of Sauce Piquante)

– Evaluating ORW-39 (north of containment berm) for de-watering pump test

– Laying out de-watering piping along ORWs south of La 70 for future dewatering

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole

– Continuing placing sand on new south containment berm route

– Initial staking of settlement plate locations on new south containment berm route

– Surveying original south containment berm

– Sampling sinkhole water

3:30 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Tuesday, Feb. 18 work-
Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates continued low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation
– Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells
– Preparing ORW 21 (north of Sauce Piquante, west of Crawfish Stew) to begin pump test

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole
– Continuing placing sand on new south containment berm route between Oxy 9 and 10 well pads
– Surveying new south containment berm route
– Sampling sinkhole in-flow points
– Conducting monitoring of industrial water wells

1:45 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Monday, Feb. 17 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates continued low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

– Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells

– Surveying settlement rods for ORWs 21 and 38 (north of Sauce Piquante) 

– Preparing ORW 21 (north of Sauce Piquante, west of Crawfish Stew) to begin pump test

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole

– Continuing placing sand on new south containment berm route between Oxy 9 and 10 well pads

– Surveying north containment berm and original south containment berm

– Surveying new south containment berm route